Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Curvatula Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 601.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Curvatula pallicostata Staudinger, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 601, pl.12, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female [U.S.S.R.]: Amur district, Chingan; Sutschan, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. pallicostata is a junior subjective synonym of Selenis mira Butler, 1879, Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 3: x, 29, pl. 47, fig.6.

Poole (1989) included CURVATULA Staudinger, 1892; and VITTAPPRESSA Bethune-Baker, 1906 as junior synonyms of ORUZA Walker, 1861.

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